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Affordable Care Act Relation To Community/Public Health

The Affordable Care Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama in March 2010. Many of the provisions of the law directly affect health care providers. Review the following online resources:

Key Features of the Affordable Care Act: http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/facts/timeline/index.html
Health Care Transformation: the Affordable Care Act and More: http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/Policy-Advocacy/HealthSystemReform/AffordableCareAct.pdf
What are the most important elements of the Affordable Care Act in relation to community and public health? What is the role of the nurse in implementing this law?

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The Affordable Care Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama in March 2010. Many of the provisions of the law directly affect health care providers. Review the following online resources:
Key Features of the Affordable Care Act: http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/facts/timeline/index.html
Health Care Transformation: the Affordable Care Act and More: http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/Policy-Advocacy/HealthSystemReform/AffordableCareAct.pdf

What are the most important elements of the Affordable Care Act in relation to community and public health? What is the role of the nurse in implementing this law?

The most important elements of the Affordable Care Act in relation to community and public health are that the Affordable Care Act purpose is to "make health care more affordable, accessible, and of a higher quality, for families, seniors, businesses, and taxpayers alike." The Affordable Care Act gives uninsured Americans the right to have insurance that is affordable. The Affordable Care Act will " provide small business health insurance tax credits. The Affordable Care Act will provide "free preventive care" , and new plans ...

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The most important elements of the Affordable Care Act in relation to community and public health are that the Affordable Care Act purpose is to "make health care more affordable, accessible, and of a higher quality, for families, seniors, businesses, and taxpayers alike." The Affordable Care Act gives uninsured Americans the right to have insurance that is affordable.

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